Tomo Fujita Guitar Wisdom

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Tomo Fujita is a professional musician and a guitar professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been teaching at Berklee for twenty-six years. In this series, he shares many of the lessons he has developed for his Berklee students, together with demos that you will not find anywhere else, and rhythm tracks that will accompany your creation of new licks and melodies.

  • Tomo Fujita Guitar Wisdom News

    7 videos

    News and announcements for subscribers and visitors, and free, short versions of some Backing Tracks!

  • Lessons 1 - 12
    12 videos

    Lessons 1 - 12

    12 videos

    01. Introduction to this Subscription Site.
    02. Lecture on Using a Notebook.
    03. Grip, String Bending, Holding the Guitar.
    04. Learning the Notes on the Fretboard.
    05. String Bending: Lecture and Demonstration.
    06. C Major Triads. Learn Vertically and Horizontally.
    07. Apply Triads: VI IV ...

  • Lessons 13 - 24
    12 videos

    Lessons 13 - 24

    12 videos

    13. Slow Blues in D. R 3 b7 R Chords.
    14. Four-note Chord Voicings in F. A Blues.
    15. D Blues Bending Exercise.
    16. A Blues: Solo Over Chord Changes.
    17. F Jazz Blues to Parker Blues in F.
    18. Bb Blues Soloing. Blues Solo Challenge.
    19. A Blues Solo Phrasing. B.B. King Phrasing.
    20. Parke...

  • Lessons 25 - 36
    12 videos

    Lessons 25 - 36

    12 videos

    25. Slap Guitar in 4 Steps.
    26. Bb Jazz Blues. Finger-Picking.
    27. B Dorian Soloing.
    28. Shaping B Dorian Solos with Diatonic Triads.
    29. Melodic Phrasing for Bb Jazz Blues Soloing.
    30. R 3 7 Swing Groove with Left-Hand Muting.
    31. Tasteful Minor Pentatonic in C.
    32. Review (1) C & F Tria...

  • Lessons 37 -
    4 videos

    Lessons 37 -

    4 videos

    37. Neo Soul/R&B. Playing Double Stop Fills.
    38. Slow Blues in C with 9th Slides.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova.
    40. Focus on Rhythm.

  • Foundation & Core Music Lessons

    14 videos

    01. Introduction to this Subscription Course.
    02. Using a Notebook.
    03. Lecture/Demo on Grip, Bending, Holding the Guitar.
    04. Learning the Notes on the Fret Board.
    05. String Bending Lecture and Demo.
    06. Triads: C Major. Hear/Sing. Vertical/Horizontal.
    07. Applying Triads. G Major. How to...

  • Blues Lessons
    10 videos

    Blues Lessons

    10 videos

    Blues Lessons
    11. R 3 7 Chords. Muting Technique. A Blues. Bb Blues.
    13. Slow Blues in D. R 3 b7 R Chords: Strings 5 4 3 2.
    14. Four-note Chord Voicings. Key of F. A Blues.
    15. D Blues Bending Exercise.
    16. A Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    18. Bb Blues Soloing. Blues Solo Challenge.
    19...

  • Jazz/Blues Lessons

    6 videos

    Jazz/Blues Lessons
    17. F Jazz Blues to Parker Blues in F.
    20. Parker Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    26. Bb Jazz Blues. Finger Picking.
    29. Bb Jazz Blues Soloing: Simple Phrasing.
    30. R 3 7 Swing Groove. Left-Hand Muting.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova.

  • Funk/Jazz Lessons

    5 videos

    Funk/Jazz Lessons
    21. Funky Groove in A minor (Sunny Chord Changes)
    22. Useful Soloing Approach: Funky Jazz in A minor
    23. E7 Funk Chords: All You Need!
    24. Fast-Triplet Funky Groove.
    25. Slap Guitar in 4 Steps.

  • Neo Soul/R&B Lessons

    5 videos

    Neo Soul/R&B
    33. Tom Misch Chord Changes: Crazy Dream.
    34. Tom Misch Chord Changes: Soloing Ideas.
    35. Neo Soul/R&B Rhythm Playing (WGO Chords).
    36. Neo Soul/ Improvising Over R&B Chord Changes.
    37. Neo Soul/R&B Double Stop Fills (David T. Walker).

  • Soloing/Improvisation Lessons

    9 videos

    Soloing/Improvisation
    16. A Blues Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    20. Parker Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    22. Useful Soloing Approach: Funky Jazz in A- (Sunny).
    27. B Dorian Soloing.
    28. Shaping B Dorian Solos with Diatonic Triads.
    29. Bb Jazz Blues Soloing with Simple Phrasing.
    34. Tom ...

  • Demos 1 - 12
    12 videos

    Demos 1 - 12

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    01. Kanji TF Signature. Funky Rhythm.
    02. Fender 1965 Stratocaster. Funky Fhythm.
    03. Fender Japan (Inexpensive Guitar).
    04...

  • Demos 13 - 24
    12 videos

    Demos 13 - 24

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    13. Ibanez AZ Prestige. "Sunny" Rhythm Playing.
    14. Exploring the D'Angelico Deluxe DC.
    15. Fender Japan Telecaster. Jazz/Bl...

  • Demos 25 - 36
    12 videos

    Demos 25 - 36

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    25. Fender Japan Stratocaster. Three Overdrive Pedals.
    26. Fender Japan Stratocaster. Three Clean-tone Pedals.
    27. PRS Japan...

  • Demos 37 -
    4 videos

    Demos 37 -

    4 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    37. Neo Soul/R&B Soloing (WGO). Gibson ES-335.
    38. Slow Blues in C: Soloing. Gibson ES-335.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova Soloing. Fe...

  • Gear Exploration Demos

    15 videos

    Unless otherwise noted, Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb.
    03. Fender Japan, Inexpensive Guitar.
    04. 1967 Gibson ES-335. Blues, Jazz, Bending.
    05. 1967 Gibson ES-335. Blues Phrasing. Bending.
    06. Kanji Hard Tail. Swing Blues.
    07. Fender Squier STRAT, Inexpensive Guitar.
    08. Fender 1956 Duo-Sonic. ...

  • Blues and Jazz/Blues Demos

    13 videos

    09. Fender 1956 Musicmaster. Bb Blues/Swing Groove.
    10. Fender 1956 Musicmaster. Bb Jazz Blues.
    15. Fender Japan Telecaster, Jazz/Blues Walking Bass.
    16. John Page Classic AJ, A Blues Soloing.
    17. John Page Classic AJ. Jazz/Blues Rhythm Playing.
    19. 1965 Stratocaster. Blues including Lightni...

  • Funk/Jazz Demos

    9 videos

    01. Kanji TF Signature. Funky Rhythm.
    02. Fender 1965 Stratocaster. Funky Rhythm.
    11. Ibanez AZ Prestige. Funky E Blues.
    13. Ibanez AZ Prestige. Funky Groove (Sunny).
    22. Fender Japan Telecaster. Solo Over Funky Groove.
    23. Kanji Hard Tail/PRS (Japan). Funky Rhythm in E.
    27. PRS (Japan), Fu...

  • Neo Soul/R&B Demos

    4 videos

    12. Ibanez AZ Prestige. R&B (WGO) Chord Changes.
    17. John Page Classic AJ. Jazz Blues/R&B Rhythm.
    37. Gibson (1967) ES-335. Neo Soul/R&B (WGO) Solo.
    40. Fender JM Strat. Neo Soul (Tom Misch) Soloing.

  • TF Backing Tracks

    8 videos

    Play along with these backing tracks. Click "show more" to see the list.

    01. B minor Blues
    02. Blues Bossa Nova
    03. "Kyoto" by Tomo Fujita
    04. Soulful Jazz (Lovely) Chord Changes
    05. "Crazy Dream" Chords
    06. Neo Soul/R&B Chord Changes
    07. Slow Blues in C.
    08. Jazzy Neo (Tom Misch) Gro...

  • TF Gear Tours
    4 videos

    TF Gear Tours

    4 videos

    Tomo gives subscribers an insiders' look at his various guitars, amplifiers, effects, speakers and more! Click "show more" to see list.

    01. Fender Pro Reverb. Two-Rock TF Signature. Two-Rock with String Driver Cabinet.
    02. Blues Cube Artist. Nolatone Club Master.
    03. Fender Princeton Rever...